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Guantanamo Bay: Obama Considering Closure Options
Offbeat  (tags: White House, Options, Guantanamo Bay. )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The White House says President Barack Obama is considering "a wide array" of options for closing the controversial US military prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Fall In Love With These Mutts
Offbeat  (tags: mutts, animals, dogs, interesting, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
Dogs are among the most varied species in the animal kingdom, coming in all sorts of colors, shapes, and sizes. Some people prefer pure-bred, predictable pooches with known traits and temperaments
Nation With Crumbling Bridges and Roads Excited to Build Giant Wall
Offbeat  (tags: funny, truthful, sarcasm, Andy )

Arielle
- 17 hours ago - newyorker.com
As AmericaâEUR(TM)s bridges, roads, and other infrastructure dangerously deteriorate from decades of neglect, there is a mounting sense of urgency that it is time to build a giant wall.
These Guys Were Out Fishing, When .....
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, humans, fishing, rescue, surprise, abuse )

Dianne
- 10 hours ago - arbroath.blogspot.com
.... it sure wasn't fish swimming towards them! What? It's ...... kittens ??
Send Your Name to MARS
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, interesting, technology, unusual )

Frans
- 18 hours ago - mars.nasa.gov
This is one of the coolest promotions IâEUR(TM)ve seen in a long time, and it comes as no surprise that the king of cool, NASA, came up with the idea. You can literally send your name on a microchip to Mars by signing up here before September 8, 2015...
Dogs Trapped In Hot Cars Could Be Freed By Good Samaritans Under Proposed Florida Law
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, animals )

Save Anim
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A bill under consideration in the Florida Senate would let good Samaritans take action by way of a hammer if an animal is in distress.
The Flower Festival of Campo Maior, Portugal
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, environment, humans, interesting, society, unusual, world )

Frans
- 2 hours ago - ba-bamail.com
The renowned Festival of Flowers, also known as the Festival of People (Festas do Povo / Festas das Flores) has returned to the streets of Campo Maior, Portugal.....
On This Day 1959: Anglo-US TV Debate Makes History
Offbeat  (tags: Prime Minister, President, TV debate, UK, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - news.bbc.co.uk
British prime minister Harold Macmillan and American president Dwight Eisenhower have given an historic live television broadcast from Downing Street.
Information Watchdog Investigates 'Charity Data Sales'
Offbeat  (tags: watchdog, Data Sale, Charity )

Ray
- 19 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The Information Commissioner's Office is looking into claims that an 87-year-old man's personal details were sold or passed on by charities up to 200 times.
The Struggles of the World's Hairiest Family
Offbeat  (tags: Hypertrichosis, Rare Condition, Health )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Jesus Aceves was born with a rare condition that means he has thick hair all over his face. About 30 members of his family also have hypertrichosis making them almost certainly the hairiest family in human history.
Borowitz Report(Humor!) -Nation With Crumbling Bridges and Roads Excited to Build Giant Wall
Offbeat  (tags: humor, society, off-beat, wildlife, culture, environment, ethics, funny, bizarre, safety, protection )

Milde
- 12 hours ago - newyorker.com
Nation with Crumbling Bridges and Roads Excited to Build Giant Wall
I-Wonder: How Do Supermarkets Tempt You to Spend More Money?
Offbeat  (tags: Supermarkets, Shopping, Money, Waste )

Ray
- 12 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
When supermarkets first opened in the UK people were afraid to pick up items and put them in their trolley for fear of being told off. Now we have the opposite problem;
   

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